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Preksha Malu

  • Bank it up as holidays are here

    Come next week, you may have to scrounge for cash, as banks may remain closed till next Sunday. April 1, a Wednesday, is the financial year-ender or a 'closing of accounts and real-time gross settlement holiday', followed by Mahavir Jayanti on April 2. Good Friday and Hanuman Jayanti...

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 - 6:15am
  • A judge who knows God

    Your faith in the judiciary may notch up if we tell you that justice Rohintan Fali Nariman, one of Supreme Court's judges is an ardent man of God once his judicial duties have been meted. And if justice Markandey Katju (referring from his blog post from the year 2014) is to be believed, justice...

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 - 6:05am
  • In its last few days, it's Business as usual at Cafe Samovar

    It's packed, hot and noisy. The last few days at Cafe Samovar look the busiest as the clatter of cutlery can be heard from the kitchen to the entrance, where people have formed a queue for their lunches and afternoon siestas.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015 - 7:00am
  • Getting trained in theatre to act in TV, films

    Can a degree in theatre ascertain your talent in the profession and guarantee employment? There are various views on the matter ranging from agreement to calling it unnecessary.

    Friday, 27 March 2015 - 5:05am
  • World Theatre Day: All of the world needs more stage

    On the eve of World Theatre Day, artists rue lack of theatres, which have sent several faces to the film industry, in the city and country

    Friday, 27 March 2015 - 6:47am
  • Language may die, but the living art of theatre won't: Veterans

    Mumbai sees plays of every language and some of the veterans believe that even if the language dies, theatre will not. While many see a decline in the audience, others see it a flourishing profession. As Hindi and Urdu theatre flourishes in cities like Delhi and Mumbai, it struggles for...

    Friday, 27 March 2015 - 6:35am
  • Aarey garden fencing alarms locals, morning walkers

    Aarey residents fear that the Panchavati garden area near the Force One commando base will soon become inaccessible. Construction of a wall at the edge of the garden has alarmed the locals and regulars, who wish to know who wants to cordon off the area that was built by concerned environmentalists.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 8:05am
  • 150 run for Jyotika Khati, raise Rs 3 lakh to fight cancer

    Here's something for those who feel that north-eastern people are being discriminated against in the city to chew over. As many as 150 runners from all over Mumbai pooled in their strength and resources, participating in a 10-km charity run in the city on Sunday, to raise around Rs 3 lakh to...

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 7:30am
  • Mumbai sees best of architectural world

    Mumbai's architects and designers recently got a glimpse of the world's benchmark when it comes to constructing modern-day monuments. The World Architecture Festival (WAF), which is said to be one of the top three international architecture events, was held for two days at the Rizvi...

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 5:30am
  • Govandi ka Chokras present CID

    Govandi has its own special CID team which also goes by the name 'G4CE' or Gforce and together they solve drug-related crimes in the area along with water problems.

    Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 9:03pm